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Daily Online Profits News – Issue #588

March 16, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

More of “When Google Does Good”
Frank Reed says:

Google can’t seem to get out of its own way recently with tools and offerings that help people live life or deal with what it throws at you. Their efforts to aid the folks impacted by thenatural disasters in Japanwas the right thing to do and they did it.

Now Google has expanded a program introduced late last year, which ties emergency phone numbers to searches. For instance, if someone was searc


Put on Your Sunglasses! Facial Recognition Is Going Social
e-marketing for sensible folk says: Unless you’re one of the very few who have no recognizable photos online, there may not be much you can do regarding online facial recognition search.
Google Acquires Green Parrot Pictures
Doug Caverly says:

Google’s interest in professional-quality video continues to rise.  This afternoon, a company called Green Parrot Pictures announced that Google’s followed up a recent series of moves in the space by acquiring it.  Google appears to have big plans for the smaller company, too.

To first provide a little background info: Green Parrot Pictures was founded in 2004 and is based in Ireland.

Google Asks Advertisers for Help Rooting out Counterfeiters
Douglas Quenqua says:

Introduces changes to counterfeit-reporting system.

Mark Hunter says: We’ve all been there. After countless calls, meetings and an endless amount of work, you just can’t get the customer to say “yes” and move forward. There can be hundreds of theories and ideas as to why this happens more times than we care to admit. Let’s put all the theories aside and get to a solution you can use right now to determine if the customer is serious.
The State of the News Media: It’s Not as Bad as You Might Think
Cynthia Boris says:

As this past week has shown us, news is still an integral part of life on this planet. As the drama in Japan unfolded,CNN’s viewership jumped up 172%and Fox news saw a 47% increase in viewers. At the same time, Twitter and Facebook exploded with information from both traditional news sources and the man on the street. We may toss out the Wednesday LA Times unread but when a major event happe

EdgeRank – What Does It Mean for Brands?
Alex Smith says: The introduction of the EdgeRank algorithm caused some commotion for the Facebook world last month, and for brands, the repercussions were felt far and wide with many left wondering where a sizeable chunk of their fan interaction and wall post appeal had disappeared to. The algorithm does a great job of preventing users from being spammed with content, but the effect of this on brand reach is a ne
Does Time Warner’s iPad App Steal Cable?
Chris Richardson says:

Time Warner unveiled an iPad application that allows users to stream their Time Warner’s cable television subscription to a tablet device, and not surprisingly, some of the cable networks were none too pleased about having their content streamed for free.


Clearly, the revenue made from the initial subscription is not enough to cover the overhead of installing an infrastructure capable of onli

SXSWi Video: Southwest Contest Gets Attendees Sprinting
Christopher Heine says:

Southwest Airlines rewards 10 airline tickets to attendees checking in at an outdoor location.

Lynne Saarte says: When you are launching a new product or service, what you want is for people to start talking about it. The more buzz you generate, the better it becomes because it stirs up interest. The way to a buzz campaign is to leap out of your box and get uniquely crazy with your campaign…

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